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Posted on 2004-03-26
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Recently i found a uppercase letter A in my startup i can't find any programs in my msconfig its only when i press ctrl alt delete its in there what is it or how can i get rid of it on starup ? i would also like to know what it is or where it came from.
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Luc Franken earned 500 total points
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Hi billster,

Use this tool and look at the list, you will see where it's started from.
http://209.133.47.200/~merijn/files/HijackThis.exe

then, tick the checkbox in front of it and choose "fix checked"

Greetings,

LucF
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by:billster
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LucF program wprked great I found the culpirt not sure if i should delete it help
 
  HKLM\..\Run:  [systray] c:\windows\system\A.exe

well thats it could i delete this?
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by:Luc Franken
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You should really get rid of that one...

Please post the logfile, you might have more troubing things running on your computer.
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